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From a Million Possibilities to Caring for a Million More

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​​In 2016, VSP Global celebrated the possibilities created by providing access to no-cost eye exams and glasses for 1 million people in need through Eyes of Hope. To mark this achievement, we committed to partnering with doctors of optometry to reach a #MillionMore adults and children in need by 2020.  Today, nearly two years ahead of schedule, we’ve already doubled the number of people in need who have gained access to Read More »

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On the Road Again to Helping a #MillionMore

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This past week, VSP Global Eyes of Hope continued in its work to help a #MillionMore people in need see by 2020 by partnering with the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Since 2016, 13 cities across the U.S. have been visited by the VSP mobile eye care clinic, providing no-cost eye exams and glasses for adults Read More »

Celebrating the See-son of Giving

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At VSP Global, giving back is at the core of our mission to help everyone see the world more clearly. Through Eyes of Hope, we support communities worldwide through initiatives that provide access to eye care, eyewear, education, and disaster relief to places where they’re needed most.  Here are some highlights from 2017, plus ideas on Read More »

When Waters Rise: Dr. Jay Pravda’s Story

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At 68 years old, with 42 years invested into a job you love, for many, retirement is the next stage in life. But what happens when a disaster hits and you’re suddenly faced with the idea of “starting over?” For Dr. Jay Pravda—better known as Dr. Jay—this became a devastating reality in the weeks following Read More »

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Photo of NFL Linebacker & Von's Vision Founder Von Miller

Teaming Up with Von Miller to Help Students See

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NFL linebacker Von Miller, who started wearing glasses in grade school, founded Von’s Vision to bring the gift of sight to Denver-area children from low-income households. In July 2015, he partnered with VSP Mobile Eyes, an Eyes of Hope program, for Von’s Vision Day on the Sunnyside campus of STRIVE Prep, part of the Denver Public Schools Read More »

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VSP provider Dr. Phenny Kwan gives a child an eye exam

Tracing Letters: Eye Exams for Kids

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Since children should have eye exams at 6 months and 3 years of age, eye doctors have a number of eye exam methods and tools for kids who aren’t yet verbal or able to read the eye chart. But what happens when a doctor is volunteering away from their practice? Dr. Phenny Kwan is a VSP provider who often volunteers on the Read More »

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